Schola Sarmenti

Critèra Salento Primitivo

9.053 ratings
8.94 pro ratings
Salento, Puglia, Italy
Primitivo
Turkey, White Rice, Chicken, Potato, Pasta, Lamb, Exotic Spices, Herbs, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Duck, Baking Spices, Mushrooms, Pungent Cheese, Pork, Beef, Chili & Hot Spicy, Onion, Tomato-Based, Soft Cheese
Top Notes For
Nicholas Cangemi

Primotivo. Low acid, has deep flavor and color. Let it breath. Great wine...new go to.

Primotivo. Low acid, has deep flavor and color. Let it breath. Great wine...new go to.

1 person found it helpfulFeb 1st, 2015
Amanda B.

Smooth, not a full bodied as I would like,but has lovely dark fruit flavor, and it was easy going with food. Smooth

Smooth, not a full bodied as I would like,but has lovely dark fruit flavor, and it was easy going with food. Smooth

Sep 5th, 2021
Adi K
8.7

Our first Puglian wine - Primitivo. Unique, and a fun drink!

Our first Puglian wine - Primitivo. Unique, and a fun drink!

May 30th, 2019
Devin Bostick

Very prune-y, rich, sappy, raisin, smells of floral and sorrel musty leather, currants, a lot more citrus the second day musty navel orange

Very prune-y, rich, sappy, raisin, smells of floral and sorrel musty leather, currants, a lot more citrus the second day musty navel orange

May 28th, 2017
Scott Rounds

One of the more exciting primitivos we've had. Dry. Definitely let it breathe.

One of the more exciting primitivos we've had. Dry. Definitely let it breathe.

Nov 5th, 2016
Ben Tannenbaum

Big flavor. Animalistic. Let it breath... seriously!

Big flavor. Animalistic. Let it breath... seriously!

Oct 10th, 2016
Jeff Fennel

Great with pepperoni pizza

Great with pepperoni pizza

Sep 15th, 2016
Jessica Pfeifer

Lovely dinner wine. Slightly fruity. low tannin, medium body. Light complexity that makes it pleasing for an easy drink.

Lovely dinner wine. Slightly fruity. low tannin, medium body. Light complexity that makes it pleasing for an easy drink.

Nov 13th, 2015
Abby Moses

A little sweet. Apparently the Italian version of a Zinfandel. Described as juicy.

A little sweet. Apparently the Italian version of a Zinfandel. Described as juicy.

Nov 13th, 2015
Renny Cabreros

Deep and full bodied. Rich plums, low acidity, and tannic.

Deep and full bodied. Rich plums, low acidity, and tannic.

Oct 17th, 2015